Gatehouse Awards has recently been approved as an institutional affiliate of ALTE – Association of Language Testers in Europe. ALTE was established in 1989, and it is a professional organisation whose main aims are to establish common standards of the language testing processes promote transnational recognition of language certification and improve the quality of language assessment. They work to promote multilingualism across Europe and beyond, to raise awareness of the benefits of a multilingual society, and to set quality standards for language assessment. Gatehouse Awards English language assessment team feels privileged to have been accepted as an institutional affiliate of ALTE.
You can find further information here: (http://www.alte.org/membership/alte_institutional_affiliates)